Join Kimberly Wilson and Mary Catherine Starr for a week-long escape focused on yoga, creativity, and mindfulness during the week of Memorial Day weekend, May 23-30, 2015. Bask in tranquility among the tropical splendor at Pura Vida, a private mountainside estate in the Alajuela province.

Indulge in daily yoga sessions (vinyasa, yin, yoga nidra, restorative, and meditation), art and creativity sessions (art journaling/journaling and mixed media/collage), and ample time for naps, reading poolside, and dining on fresh, local cuisine.

The resort is enveloped in lush, tropical gardens surrounded by coffee plantations with a pool, a hot tub, and luxurious spa treatments at your fingertips. Open to late beginner to advanced students, all classes will be taught at Tranquil Space Open Flow level with variations and modifications for your body.


INCLUDED: Ten yoga sessions, four creativity sessions, deluxe or tentalow accommodations, transport to and from the airport, a tranquility-filled goody bag, three delicious daily meals, and sensory surprises. All registrants will receive a detailed itinerary, packing list, and tips on making the experience meaningful. 

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare, spa services, and excursions. 

Airfare: Both Saturdays are travel days with no programming so arrive and depart at your leisure on Saturday. 

Tentalow single $1,950, Tentalow double* $1,650 (per person)

Tentalow description: tentalows combine the adventure and feel of the outdoors with the amenities of a room. These 12 ‘ x 12 ‘ x 12 ‘ luxury tents have carpeted floors, very comfortable beds (the same as in our other accommodations), electricity, space for your clothes and plenty of fresh mountain air. The shared bathrooms are set in lush gardens, are very attractive, and are conveniently located nearby. 1 king or 2 twins. 

Deluxe single $2,250, deluxe double* $1,850 (per person) 

Deluxe description: deluxe accommodations are the A-frames and vistas. They each have a private balcony with stunning views, their own baths, balcony and coffee maker. 1 king or 2 twins. 

*Please note if you come solo and choose double but no other solo guest is available to be your roommate, you will be transitioned to the single rate. 

Location: Pura Vida Spa 

Payments: $500 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot and balance due by March 15, 2015. Please refer here for our cancellation policies for international retreats.  

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"Thanks for organizing this trip. It far exceeded my expectations. I feel like a new person...and hope to retain some of this relaxed feeling for awhile. It was an amazing group of women, wonderful food, beautiful scenery, great yoga, adventurous excursions, and a much needed break." - Past participant testimonial.



No refunds will be issued for your deposit. No refunds for your balance will be issued unless your space can be filled with someone from the waiting list. If your space is not filled from the waiting list, a credit toward future Tranquility du Jour offerings will be issued ONLY if the cancellation is received one month prior to the retreat minus the deposit and a $500 administrative fee. NO credits or refunds will be issued if cancellation is received within one month of the event. If we must cancel due to insufficient enrollment, your deposit and paid balance will be refunded fully.


We recommend that international retreaters take out travel insurance in case of any life situation that may alter your plans. You may consider plans from,, or any other option provided by your credit card, airline or travel company. Also note that your health insurance may not provide coverage internationally. Check with your provider and consider additional coverage if necessary.